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Nirav Modi Claims Political Asylum: Flies To UK:- Billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi flew from the country after he owes over $ 2 million to Indian banks. He flew to USA initially and move to various countries. Now he is said to have fled to UK and he claims political asylum as per the report from Financial Times. However the Britain's Home Office revealed that it would not provide any information on individual cases. A source revealed that Nirav Modi claims political persecution.
The Ministry of External Affairs clarified that the government has been waiting for the law enforcement agencies to approach before taking a call on extradition. Nirav Modi along with his uncle Mehul Choksi defrauded 2.2 billion USD by raising credit using illegal guarantees in Mumbai's Punjab National Bank. Right after this, they flew from the country and Indian government has been waiting to bring back Nirav Modi.
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